How to Apply

The Philadelphia Center offers you the opportunity to gain college credit while living and learning independently.

With our help, you will secure a professional, accredited internship and housing in the vibrant and diverse city of Philadelphia. You can explore career paths through real-world applications and rigorous, seminar-style courses. Upon completion of the program, you will leave Philadelphia with a strong sense of your abilities, social and professional aspirations, and a plan for your future.

How to Apply

Students interested in applying should consult with their home college off-campus study advisor to learn about home campus application procedures and deadlines.

Applications to The Philadelphia Center must include the following:

  • Official Transcript
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Course title and advisor statement for departmental credit (if required)
  • Applicant questions (2)
  • Signatures (not required for Albion College applicants)

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Application Deadlines

  • Summer 2024: April 15, 2024
  • Fall 2024: June 1, 2024
  • Spring 2025: October 15, 2024

Helpful Hints

  • Speak with your academic advisor to ensure proper transfer of academic credits.
  • Set up a meeting with your financial aid office to clarify issues regarding tuition, scholarships, and loans.
  • Refer to our Budget Survey for more information.
  • Ascertain whether or not your campus has an off-campus study deadline and make sure you fulfill any off-campus study application procedures and requirements your institution may have.
  • Speak with students on your campus who are TPC alumni.
  • Make a copy of your completed application for your records.